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  • Was an ancient metropolis of great importance; settled in Neolithic times. Acropolis was fortified by 1200 BCE; became great city-state, ruling and colonizing over a wide area. It was the center of culture influencing all of the Western world in philosophy, theater, and art. The name refers to the goddess Athena. In Homeric Greek the city's name was in the singular form (Ἀθήνη) then changed in the plural.

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  • Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (ID: 7001393)

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Stereographs, Greece & Turkey

File consists of stereographs depicting structures and scenes from Greece and Turkey, such as temples and mosques.

4 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
6 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by H.C. White Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by E.J. Wardwell & Co.
7 stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers

Margaret Anglin: A Canadian Actress Interprets Classical Greek Drama in America, 1898-1928

File contains a copy of the paper "Margaret Anglin: A Canadian Actress Interprets Classical Greek Drama in America, 1898-1928" and a CD of the accompanying images to the paper. The paper was presented at the 6th International Conference of European Theatre: Reinterpretation of Ancient Greek Theatre during the second half of the Twentieth Century. The conference was held in Athens, Greece March 31 - April 7, 1996. Also in the file is a letter.